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Mace & Crown | October 23, 2017

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Mace & Crown * The ODU Student Newspaper

Equifax hacks put customer information at risk

October 15, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

 

Equifax is one of three major credit reporting agencies in the U.S. This year, they have been facing their own cyber security issues with a hack earlier this year. The story doesn’t stop there though. A … Read More

One-legged wrestler Zach Gowen: Perseverance through adversity

October 13, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

Zach Gowen, a one-legged wrestler, came to speak at ODU on Oct. 12 to a crowd of about 20 students and community members in the Webb Center. The speech organized by an ODU initiative enacted by … Read More

‘Alex & Eliza:’ A love story as old as time

October 12, 2017 |

Fatima Rivera | Contributing Writer

Love stories are stamps in literature and media that continuously affect people each time they’re read. Melissa de la Cruz’s “Alex & Eliza: A Love Story” joins the group as a sensible and sweet love story … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Marilyn Manson, New Politics, August Burns Red

October 12, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Marilyn Manson – ‘Heaven Upside Down’ 💿💿💿

Nearly two years in the making, Marilyn Manson, Tyler Bates, Twiggy and Gil Sharone have unleashed “Heaven Upside Down,” the group’s tenth studio album. Lead single “WE KNOW WHERE YOU F—ING … Read More

Hollywood Undead brings California to Norfolk

October 11, 2017 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assitant A&E Editor

Hollywood Undead, mostly known for making crude, humorous rock music, is back in Norfolk to bring fans some of the latest on what they’ve been up to in the studio. Currently made up of five … Read More

Will ‘It’ float too?

October 11, 2017 |

George Plank | Staff Writer

September has given way to October, and with it certain changes begin. The embers from the last summer barbeque finally die out, the nights have a new chill in the breeze and there is a desire … Read More

Cartoonist Roz Chast speaks at ODU

October 11, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

 

Roz Chast graced the stage as the final guest on the last day of the Lust for Life literary festival. At 7:25 p.m., the Blue Room of the Ted Constant Center buzzed with anticipation. A lively … Read More

Google to launch new “Made by Google” products

October 10, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

 

Google is preparing to launch their new line of “Made by Google” products. At an event held on Oct. 4, the company took some time to show off their new products and their features.

One of these … Read More

Women’s zombie climb night not so scary

October 10, 2017 |

Julia Varnier | Contributing Writer

A women’s climb night with a twist! A zombie-apocalypse-themed climb night was held by the ODU Women’s Center at the Student Recreation Center’s rock wall on Monday, Oct. 2. The event’s flyer described a fun and … Read More

Monarchs Fall to FAU

October 10, 2017 |

Josh Castro | Contributing Writer

Florida Atlantic’s newest head coach, Lane Kiffin, made quick work of Old Dominion on home turf early Saturday afternoon, decimating ODU 58-28.  Kiffin, who took over FAU’s football program in December of 2016, famously coached the Oakland … Read More

The Rise of the New Monarchy: Following an ODU Alum’s Rise to Fame in the Octagon

October 5, 2017 |

Josh Castro | Contributing Writer

As a sound like thunder began to fill the Ted Constant Center, Chris Mecate stared blankly down the hallway, his eyes locked keenly on the black steel cage in the center of the arena. The warrior … Read More

A Nationwide Brotherhood: The NFL Unites Against Social Injustice

October 5, 2017 |

It has been over a year since The Kaepernick Effect has taken the nation by storm. Colin Kaepernick, a former San Francisco 49er quarterback, began protesting the national anthem in August of 2016. His initial silent protests went unnoticed by … Read More

Blow Me! The Glassblowers of Norfolk

October 5, 2017 |

James Finney | Contributing Writer

Everyone in the crowd is nervous. They can’t see the flames, only feel it. An intense hot sun, glowing from the singular opening in the furnace. Its warmth radiates out from the center of the glass … Read More

The ODU Literary Festival is still sexy at 40

October 5, 2017 |

Brooke Nicholson | A&E Assitant Editor

ODU’s annual Literary Festival is back again with its five-day long event that puts everything about literature on display. The tradition began back in 1978 as an annual poetry slam hosted by the English department, … Read More

Recap: Campus Movie Fest 2017

October 5, 2017 |

Dejonna Mayo | Contributing Writer

On Sept. 27, suits, ties, gowns and heels greeted students at the second annual Campus Movie Fest. Refreshments, decorations and chatter filled the entrance and created a warm ambiance. There was a red carpet where patrons … Read More

A Boogie with da Hoodie dazzles with his Atlantic Records debut

October 5, 2017 | 1

Ahmad Davis | Contributing Writer

Before listening to the music on the “The Bigger Artist” album, A Boogie’s album cover art is the first thing the listener experiences. The Bronx emcee’s famous diamond rings are shown controlling women as if he were … Read More